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Bacher-Moore Funeral Home (Portage Lakes)
Tuesday April 19th, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Bacher-Moore Funeral Home (Portage Lakes)
Tuesday April 19th, 2022

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Wanda Sajben

Wanda Sajben, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Wanda was born on Wednesday, February 12, 1936 in Akron, Ohio to the late Paul and Ethel (Plumb) Bratton. She was the oldest of 5 daughters. Wanda dearly loved working as a nurse at Akron City Hospital and retired after a great 42 years, and was well known for the unconditional love she gave to her family and friends.  She loved to travel, especially her winters in Florida with John, Beverly, and Mike.

Along with her parents, Wanda is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Sajben; and Brothers-in-law, Donald Williams and Raymond Tenney.  She is survived by her stepson, John Sajben, Jr.; stepdaughter, Jayne (Merron) Phillips; two grandsons, David and Josh Sajben; four sisters, Paulette (Richard) Robinson, Beverly Tenney, Diane Masters, and Karen Williams; two nephews, Mark (Stacy) Williams, Russell (Shelly) Masters; five great-nephews, Jacob, Johnny, Stephen, Brian, and Zachary; great-niece, Taylor; good friend, Linda Tenney; and many other loving family and friends.

Service will be held at Bacher-Moore Funeral Home 3326 Manchester Road Akron Ohio 44319 on Tuesday April 19 at 12 PM. Pastor Gary Smith to officiate. One hour of Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 AM to 12 PM.  Wanda's final resting place will be Greenlawn Memorial Park in Akron, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Muscular Dystrophy Association, The Cancer Society, and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Miss "Bratton" was a legend at Akron City Hospital. There was never a patient or job too much for her. I met her as a nursing student and had the joy of working with her as a new nurse. She was kind, she was loving, she was a mentor. She was highly respected by all who knew her. The physicians all relied on her expertise and knew their patients were in good hands under her care. The interns and residents also knew she was something special and would help them in any way needed. Those of us who had the privilege to work with her and then went on to other units, never forgot what a power she was as a nurse. When we heard she got married, it was was such good news. My deepest sympathies to her family. She was a real treasure and a legend at ACH.

Bonnie Jabrocki Apr 19 2022 7:25 PM

I worked with Wanda at Akron City Hospital; she was truly called by God to be a nurse. She had a kind spirit and had a smile for everyone she came in contact with. RIP Wanda "well done my good and faithful servant"

Sandra Sykes Apr 18 2022 11:04 AM

I had the pleasure and honor to work with Wanda for many years in Same Day Surgery at Akron City Hospital . She was born to be a nurse and she showed it every day. She was well kept and conscientious about how she looked , never seemed to have a bad day and talked lovingly about her sisters, parents and extended family. I attended her wedding to John with all our nurse friends and remember it in my mind today. RIP Wanda. I know your are with our Lord and John on this Easter….most likely talking nursing with Barb , Joanne, Freda, and JoNell. Say Hi from me!

Sandy Perch, RN Apr 17 2022 10:49 PM

Rest In Peace

Linda Grafton Lindsay Apr 16 2022 10:00 AM